Holders Barcelona have been handed a tough Copa del Rey last-eight draw, with last season's beaten finalists Sevilla their next opponents.
Failing in the Copa del Rey will allow Atletico Madrid to better prepare for other challenges, according to head coach Diego Simeone.
Barcelona will play in the Copa del Rey's last eight after the RFEF rejected Levante's claims the Catalans used an ineligible player.
The second LaLiga derby of the season between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid will be played on February 9 at 16.15 local time.
Karim Benzema is struggling with a broken finger, but Santiago Solari says it will not keep him out of Saturday's clash with Sevilla.
Barcelona are alleged to have used a suspended player in the Copa del Rey against Levante, who have taken the matter to the RFEF.
Saul Niguez came off in the Copa del Rey clash with Girona and Atletico Madrid have confirmed the Spain international has a thigh problem.
Kiko Casilla has left Real Madrid after three-and-a-half years as a back-up option, joining Championship pacesetters Leeds United.
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Isco has struggled to make an impression under Santiago Solari, but Nacho Fernandez is adamant he is still a vital cog at Real Madrid.
After his loan move to Barcelona was confirmed, Kevin-Prince Boateng said it was a dream come true.
Patience paid off for Real Madrid on Saturday, with late goals from Casemiro and Luka Modric clinching the three points against Sevilla.
Having refused to enter into a plea bargain, Xabi Alonso is determined to prove his innocence after being accused of tax fraud.
Real Madrid moved above Sevilla in the LaLiga table thanks to late goals from midfield duo Casemiro and Luka Modric on Saturday.
Kevin-Prince Boateng's move to Barcelona surprised many, but Ernesto Valverde pointed to his track record in the transfer market.
Moussa Wague was sent off for an altercation with a fan when playing for Barcelona B at the weekend and claims he was the subject of racism.
Southampton have allowed Wesley Hoedt to join Celta Vigo on loan for the rest of the season, with the Spanish club having the option to buy.
Michael Ballack has urged Eden Hazard to tell Chelsea whether he wants to stay or leave for Real Madrid.
Manchester United have slipped from first to third in Deloitte's annual report on the top revenue-generating clubs in world football.